Garrett’s celebrate 65 years of marriage

Published 12:16 pm Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Richard Eugene Garrett and Nannie Valeria Kelsor were married Sept. 16, 1955, at the home of her sister, Violet Reeves, in Winchester by the Rev. O.B. Garner, pastor of Broadway Christian Church.

They are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

Richard is the son of the late Richard and Thelma Garrett.

Nannie is the daughter of the late Henry Kelsor and Esther Kelsor (Rogers).

They have three children, Eric (Essie) of Birmingham, Alabama; Angela (Sidney) of Foley, Alabama; and Brian of Winchester.

They have two grandchildren, Michael (Charise) of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Khala (Seun) of Indianapolis. They also have two great-grandchildren, Nia and Nala, of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Richard is retired from the U.S. Army Material Readiness Support Activity and Raytheon Systems Company. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps (Korea).

Nannie is retired from the Clark County Health Department.